The Ancient Forest In Alaska That’s Right Out Of A Storybook
The Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska is the largest national forest in the United States at 17 million acres. Roughly the size of West Virginia, the Tongass is Earth’s largest remaining temperate rainforest. There are 5.7 million acres of old-growth in the forest and this area houses some of the oldest trees in the nation. This ancient forest is a powerful and gorgeous part of Alaska. Whenever you have the opportunity, explore the storybook beauty of the Tongass National Forest. You will be enchanted by Alaska and the ancient forest where people have lived since time immemorial.
Tongass National Forest, Alaska Panhandle
Here’s a video about the importance of the Tongass National Forest: